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Walk about the Villages

A Dramatic Poem

Walk about the Villages( )
Author: Handke, Peter
Afterword by: Roloff, Michael
Translator: Roloff, Michael
Series title:Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture and Thought
Publication Date:Sep 1996
Publisher:Ariadne Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

This is the fourth part of Handke's "homecoming cycle", whose other three parts can be found under the American title "A Slow Homecoming". The underlying story line could not be simpler. The "prodigal" writer Gregor returns to his home village. He and his brother Hans, a construction worker, and his shopkeeper sister have a dispute over the disposition of the house which the parents had built and the land which they had cleared with their own hands many years before. Within this...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Poetry / European / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.385 x 5.46 Inches
Book Weight:0.515 Pounds
Author Biography
Handke, Peter (Author)
Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria on December 6, 1942. He studied law at Graz University from 1961 to 1965. He is a playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist. His plays include Offending the Audience, Kaspar, and The Ride across Lake Constance. His novels include The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, The Left-Handed Woman, and A Sorrow beyond Dreams. He was awarded the Buchner Prize in 1973 and refused to accept the Kafka Prize in 1979.


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